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Philip Humphrey Adamson

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Portrait, from the archives at Christchurch Boys' High School (provided by B Spear 2008) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, from the archives at Christchurch Boys' High School (provided by B Spear 2008) - This imag …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Philip Humphrey AWMM
  • Surname
    Adamson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    34716 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 June 1905 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 101 Dyers Pass Road, Cashmere, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M Adamson (mother), 101 Dyers Pass Road, Cashmere, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Philip Adamson was the son of Henry and Marianne Burke Adamson, of Sumner, Canterbury, New Zealand.

    He was a pupil at Christchurch Boys High School in 1919. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    EgyptNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 3. L. 1. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2110207
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 6 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Embarkation rolls B-force 8th infantry brigade group [New Zealand Military Forces - "B" Force - Embarkation Roll]. Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1421 (R22440171) AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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